Dakota County Historical Society
To preserve, interpret and promote the history of Dakota County.

 

Learn more about these other Historic Sites in Dakota County.

Location: Picnic Island, in the Fort Snelling Historic DistrictThe Cantonment New Hope Site was a stockade fort built by Col. Leavenworth near Mendota, at the site of today’s Picnic Island, to...
Castle Rock was a 45 foot tall natural Sandstone formation located in, where else, but the township named for the feature. Settlers thought it had the appearance of medieval castle ruins.It doesn’t...
Location: 400 2nd Street (Razed)Sometimes not even National Register status has the power to save buildings from bulldozers and wrecking balls. The Farmington Milwaukee Road Depot is a case in...
About 7 miles south of Hastings, Chimney Rock in Marshan Township was a largely-visited 40-foot high chimney shaped sandstone outcropping rising above the wooded prairie in section 31. As described...
Church Of The AdventLocation: 412 Oak Street, Farmington“I drove my horse 3,000 miles each year, over the prairies, and held services in schoolhouses, wayside inns, the forest, in houses of worship...

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